Content & Editorial Executive

Title: Content & Editorial Executive – B2B Events and Magazine.

Industry: Creative industries

Role/Sector: Events

Location: Central London

Placement: Graduate job (permanent)

Salary: £22,000 (per annum)

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Information on the company

This company is an events and publishing company that runs regular digital marketing seminars and conferences. As well as an extensive website featuring in-depth essays, profiles, marketing case studies and video content, the company publishes a quarterly print B2B magazine dedicated to the latest insights into digital marketing.


A North London-based event organiser and publisher is looking for an Editorial Assistant to work with the Content Manager and Commercial Team on its events, B2B print magazine and digital channels.

Figaro Digital is looking for a graduate with strong copywriting skills, excellent communication skills and a keen eye for detail. 

The role involves subediting copy from digital marketing agencies, conducting interviews with industry experts, reaching out to potential event speakers and contributors, and creating thought-provoking copy for digital marketers in brands and agencies. The editorial assistant will also be required to help with the creation of social media posts, uploading content to the website using a Wordpress CMS, and producing content around events.

The Role

  • Reaching out to existing members, new contributors, event delegates and identifying suitable speakers
  • Researching and writing feature articles for both web and print
  • Being the first point of contact for the membership database, and working with marketing agencies to write up, subedit and showcase their case studies, articles, press releases and job vacancies
  • Keeping aware of developments in the digital marketing sector and identifying potential news stories, articles and commercial partners
  • Moderating and uploading content and images through a Wordpress CMS
  • Conducting interviews with industry experts and turning it into thoughtprovoking copy
  • Proofreading copy to ensure it is of a high standard and grammatically correct
  • Assisting in the production stages of the print magazine
  • Turning technical and indepth information into easy-to-digest copy
  • Attending and reporting on company events
  • Sourcing images

Person Specification

  • A background in editorial, including longform feature writing, subediting, and proofreading
  • An interest in digital media, digital marketing, and technology for marketing
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong time and work management skills
  • Confident in editorial decisions and adapting your written tone to fit housestyle

Skills and experience

  • Experience writing, subediting, proofreading, and copywriting. Able to take complex, detailed information and turn it into accessible, engaging and scrupulously accurate copy
  • Strong working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and CMS (WordPress)
  • Comfortable using social media, especially LinkedIn and Twitter

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